Design a BETTER INJECTION MOLDED PARTby Canadian Plastics
Think it’s tough to put together a decent jacket-shirt-tie combo in the morning? Try mastering the complexities of designing an injection molded appearance part for production runs in the hundreds of thousands. It’s as difficult as it sounds. “Small details…
Milacron partners with Trexel on MuCell injection technologyby Canadian Plastics
Processing equipment maker Milacron LLC is partnering with Trexel Inc. to incorporate the MuCell microcellular foam injection molding technology into Milacron injection molding machines.
SPE calls for Thermoformer of the Year nominationsby Canadian Plastics
Nominations are now open for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) annual Thermoformer of the Year Award.
Nu-Co Plastics among the finalists for Ontario Export Awardsby Canadian Plastics
Blenheim, Ont.-based injection molder Nu-Co Plastics is among the finalists that have been revealed for the Ontario Export Awards.
RJG Inc. buys I/M technology provider G&A Mouldingby Canadian Plastics
Injection molding solutions provider RJG Inc. is acquiring UK-based G&A Moulding Technology.
Stratasys buys 3D CAD software designer GrabCADby Canadian Plastics
3D printing and additive manufacturing machines maker Stratasys Ltd. has purchased 3D CAD software designer GrabCAD Inc.
New Sumitomo Demag rep for Western Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Shaw and Christler Equipment Technologies LLC has been appointed as manufacturers’ representatives for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag for the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Husky kicks off technical world tourby Canadian Plastics
Plastics processing equipment maker Husky Injection Molding Systems has kicked off its latest world tour with an event in Mexico.
Arburg expanding in Czech Republicby Canadian Plastics
Processing equipment maker Arburg Inc. is expanding its subsidiary in the Czech Republic.
Arburg’s Freeformer nabs Red Dot Awardby Canadian Plastics
Injection molding machine manufacturer Arburg Inc. has won a Red Dot Award for its Freeformer additive manufacturing system.
Myers Industries concludes purchase of Toronto-based Scepterby Canadian Plastics
U.S.-based plastics products maker Myers Industries Inc. has completed its $157 million acquisition of Canada’s Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC.
Injection, blow molder Scepter sold to Myers Industriesby Canadian Plastics
In a bid to increase its presence in the plastic fuel tank sector, U.S.-based plastics products maker Myers Industries Inc. has acquired Toronto’s Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC for US$160 million.
Athena Automation breaks ground for Vaughan, Ont., systems centreby Canadian Plastics
On May 26, 2014, plastics processing machinery maker Athena Automation Ltd. broke ground for a new systems centre for machine assembly and integration. The 155,000-square-foot (14,400 m2) plant is located next to Athena’s current research…
Athena Automation keeps on buildingby Canadian Plastics
Processing machinery maker Athena Automation Ltd. is putting down some deep roots.
Engel establishes new subsidiary in Chinaby Canadian Plastics
Austria-based Engel Holding GmbH has established Wintec, a new subsidiary in China that will produce injection molding machines for the Asian market.
Plastics Hall of Fame to induct six posthumous membersby Canadian Plastics
The Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) and The Plastics Academy will induct six new members into the Plastics Hall of Fame on Sunday April 27 during the Antec 2014 technical conference in Las Vegas.
R&M Plastic Products beats the third-generation curseby Canadian Plastics
Some family businesses just don’t work. Fans of The Godfather trilogy, for example, may recall the brothers in the Corleone mob clan winding up as how-to guides for dysfunction. And it’s not like you couldn’t find a gazillion…
K 2013 WRAP UP: INJECTION MOLDINGby Canadian Plastics
Arburg launches additive manufacturing machine at K Showby Canadian Plastics
In addition to manufacturing injection molding machines, Arburg is entering the additive manufacturing market. At a press conference on the day before the opening of the K Show, the company unveiled its “freeformer”, an additive manufacturing…
Arburg breaks ground on new technical centre in Polandby Canadian Plastics
Germany-based injection press maker Arburg GmbH Co. has broken ground on a new technology centre in Warsaw, Poland with 800 square metres of useable floorspace, including a 240-square-metre showroom with room for seven Allrounder injection…